Excessive Heat Warning
Chicago broke another record for heat on Friday as the temperature topped 100 degrees by midday at O’Hare–the third straight day of triple digits.
Chicago broke a 101-year-old heat record by midday on Thursday – and authorities determined that the heat has been responsible for two deaths.
Chicago matched a 101-year-old record on Wednesday, as the official temperature hit 102 degrees in the city.
The heat may feel a little less oppressive today than in it has for much of this week, but temperatures will still be sticky and uncomfortable as they top 90 degrees.
It’s been hot and sticky for days already, but the worst is yet to come.